Potsdam Central grants principal tenure, appoints 5 teachers
POTSDAM – The Potsdam Central School Board of Education has granted Joann Chambers tenure as principal of the high school, and has appointed five teachers and one cafeteria employee in recent meetings, according to board member Ann Carvill.
While not speaking for the board, Carvill has summarized two recent meetings, as follows:
At the 9/14 meeting of the board:
Bittersweet wreath workshop Oct. 9 at Robert Moses State Park Nature Center
MASSENA – Fall foliage lovers are invited to make their own Bittersweet wreath Saturday, Oct. 9 at the Robert Moses State Park Nature Center from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 2:30 p.m.
This gorgeous plant grows in a natural vine with tiny yellow flowers that produce an orange berry, making it a favorite fall decoration for many.
Although wild Bittersweet is a protected plant, the center is fortunate to have a purposely planted garden of the plant which is in much need of pruning.
Shawna’s Walk for Wishes at SLU outdoor track Oct. 9
CANTON – The St. Lawrence University Center for Civic Engagement along with SLU Chi Omega are organizing Shawna’s Walk for Wishes on behalf of local child, Shawna Cummings, to be held on Saturday, Oct. 9 at the university outdoor track.
Registration begins at 9 a.m., and the walk starts at 10 a.m. Rain location is in the SLU fieldhouse.
Shawna, when only 2 weeks old was diagnosed with a rare metabolic disorder called MCADD. She was granted a wish to visit Disney World with her family in 2008 and now wishes to "give back" through this fundraiser.
Logan Hance, 3-year-old son of Amber and Neale Hance of Canton recently paid a visit to LB's Pumpkin Patch in Edwards.
St. Lawrence University volleyball team ends two-game skid with 3-1 win over Cazenovia
CAZENOVIA -- The St. Lawrence University volleyball team ended its two-game skid with a 3-1 (25-11, 25-17, 25-27, 25-10) win over Cazenovia College (5-9) Wednesday.
The Saints improve to 12-4 on the season.
"Tonight was a good match for us in the sense that we were able to have every player contribute out on the floor," Coach Shelly Roiger said. "We set some season-highs and even though Cazenovia improved greatly throughout the match, we were able to set a new win streak."
Clarkson volleyball team back on winning track with three-set sweep of SUNY Potsdam
POTSDAM -- Junior Megan Mahon (Irvine, CA) recorded 12 kills and hit at nearly a .500 clip as the Clarkson University Volleyball team got back on the winning track with a three-set sweep of crosstown rival Potsdam State, 25-9, 25-14, 25-21, Wednesday night at Maxcy Hall.
The Golden Knights ended a brief two-game losing skid with the victory, improving to 16-4 overall on the season, while Potsdam dropped to 6-13 on the campaign.
SUNY Canton men's soccer team hands Utica College a 5-0 loss
UTICA -- Homero Flores (Tamaulipas, Mexico) had nine saves for the SUNY Canton men's soccer team as they were handed a 5-0 loss by Utica College Wednesday night in Utica.
This was the first ever matchup between the two schools. (Utica, N.Y.)- Homero Flores (Tamaulipas, Mexico) had nine saves for the SUNY Canton men's soccer team as they were handed a 5-0 loss by Utica College Wednesday night in Utica.
This was the first ever matchup between the two schools. The Roos dropped to 5-5 overall while the Pioneers improved to 8-2-1.
Clyde B. Layaw, 89, of Potsdam, died October 5, 2010, at the St. Regis Nursing Home, Allen-Nichols Funeral Home, Ogdensburg, in care of arrangements. A graveside service will be Friday, October 15, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at Southville Cemetery, Monsignor Robert Aucoin officiating.
Memorial services for 78 year old Mary J. Emburey of the United Helpers Nursing Home in Ogdensburg and formerly of Norwood, will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Buck Funeral Home in Norwood. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Mrs. Emburey passed away early Tuesday morning, Oct. 5 at the Nursing Home.
Sixth grade teachers Alisah Todd and Kim French, both certified Zumba instructors, recently did a session with third graders at Banford Elementary in Canton. The program was organized by School Counselor Kelly Glasgow. Todd and French will be getting certified to teach Zumbatomic, a Zumba program designed for kids.